Produced by the Oprah Winfrey Network, Beliefis a 7-night documentary on spirituality and culture around the world.
The screening wase followed by a discussion with Oprah Winfrey and the audience on how building peace across faith traditions is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals which were recently been adopted by the General Assembly.
After the Sustainable Development Summit wrapped up on Sunday, attention will soon turn to the annual General Debate, but so much has happened over the past three days that it is easy to have missed out on some news. Here is a short recap.
Speaking from the General Assembly Hall balcony alongside 193 young people from each of the 193 UN Member States, Malala said: “World leaders sitting there, look up, because the future generation is raising their voice.”
Among the numerous speakers that addressed the Forum was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who highlighted the vital role that having access to technology can play.
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Mobilizing Generation Zero Hunger, another high-level side event of the Summit, showcased how youth are central to achieving the Global Goals for sustainable development.
The event focused on Goal 2: “Zero Hunger”, that calls on countries to: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”, and its contributions to the new sustainable development agenda.